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States Where Marijuana Is Legalized, Decriminalized or Medicalized

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We've come a long way since marijuana was first decriminalized in Oregon in 1973. Here's a state-by-state breakdown of laws pertaining to marijuana and psychedelic drugs. 

 

Marijuana Legalization

(19): AlaskaArizonaCalifornia, Colorado, ConnecticutIllinoisMaine, Massachusetts, Michigan, MontanaNevadaNew Jersey, New Mexico, New YorkOregon, Rhode IslandVermont, VirginiaWashington (also Washington, DC)

 

Marijuana Decriminalization

(12): Delaware, Maryland, Hawaii, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, New Hampshire, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Rhode Island

 

Medical Marijuana Legalization

(37): Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Hawaii, Illinois, LouisianaMaine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri,  Montana, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North DakotaOhio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia (also, Washington, DC)

 

Medical Marijuana Legalization - CBD Oil Only

(11): Georgia, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Wisconsin, Wyoming

 

Hemp Legalization*

Hemp is now federally legal. Only two states in the country - Idaho and Mississippi - do not allow cultivation of hemp for commercial, research or pilot programs.

 

Cities That Have Decriminalized or Depenalized Marijuana

(45): Allentown, PAAnn Arbor, MI; Athens, GAAthens, OHAtlanta, GA; Austin, TX; Bellaire, OH; Cincinnati, OH; Cleveland, OHCocoa Beach, FLColumbia, MO; Columbus, OH; Dallas, TXDayton, OH; Daytona Beach, FL; Eau Claire, WI; El Paso, TX; Fremont, OH; Harrisburg, PAKansas City, MO; Lancaster, PA; Lawrence, KSLogan, OH; Miami, FLMilwaukee, WI; Monona, WI; Mount Pleasant, MI; New Orleans, LA; Newark, OH; Norwood, OH; New Orleans, LA; Oregon, OH; Orlando, FL; Philadelphia, PA; Pittsburgh, PARoseville, OH; Saginaw, MI; Savannah, GA; State College, PA; Tampa, FLToledo, OH; Tucsaloosa, ALWichita, KSWindham, OH; York, PA

 

Cities That Have Made Marijuana Arrests the Lowest Depriority

(6): Eureka Springs, AR; Fayetteville, AR; Hailey; ID; Little Rock, AR; Louisville, KY; Tampa, FL

 

States That Have Decriminalized Entheogenic Plants (including Magic Mushrooms)

(1): Oregon, New Jersey*

*possessing an ounce or less of mushrooms is now a disorderly-persons offense 

 

Cities That Have Decriminalized Entheogenic Plants (including Magic Mushrooms)

(9): Ann Arbor, MI; Cambridge, MA; Denver, CO; Oakland, CA; San Francisco, CASanta Cruz, CA; Somerville, MA; Vancouver, BC; Washington, DC

 

States That Have Decriminalized All Drugs

(1): Oregon

 

Countries That Have Legalized Marijuana

(3): Canada, Malta, Uruguay

 

Countries That Have Decriminalized All Drugs

(1): Portugal

 

State-by-State

Alabama: med, hemp

Alaska: rec, med, hemp

Arizona: rec, med, hemp

Arkansas: med, hemp

California: rec, med, hemp

Colorado: rec, med, hemp

Connecticut: rec, med, hemp

Delaware: med, hemp

Florida: med, hemp

Georgia: CBD

Hawaii: med, hemp

Idaho: none

Illinois: rec, med, hemp

Indiana: CBD, hemp

Iowa: CBD

Kansas: CBD, hemp

Kentucky: CBD, hemp

Louisiana: med

Maine: rec, med, hemp

Massachusetts: rec, med, hemp

Michigan: rec, med, hemp

Minnesota: med, hemp

Mississippi: decrim, med

Missouri: decrim, med, hemp

Montana: rec, med, hemp

Nebraska: decrim, hemp

Nevada: rec, med, hemp

New Hampshire: decrim, med, hemp

New Jersey: rec, med, hemp

New Mexico: rec, med, hemp

New York: rec med, hemp

North Carolina: CBD, hemp

North Dakota: decrim, med, hemp

Ohio: decrim, med

Oklahoma: med, hemp

Oregon: rec, med, hemp, mushrooms, drug decrim

Pennsylvania: med, hemp

Rhode Island: rec, med, hemp

South Carolina: CBD, hemp

South Dakota: rec, med

Tennessee: CBD, hemp

Texas: CBD, hemp

Utah: med, hemp

Vermont: rec, med, hemp

Virginia: rec, med, hemp

Washington: rec, med, hemp

West Virginia: med, hemp

Wisconsin: CBD, hemp

Wyoming: CBD, hemp

Washington, DC: rec, med

Legend: Rec = recreational, Med = medical 

For specific information about each state, go here. For a map, go here.

 

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Steve Bloom

Steve Bloom

Publisher of CelebStoner.com, former editor of High Times and Freedom Leaf and co-author of Pot Culture and Reefer Movie Madness.